From: Dictionary of American Fighting Ships



The 27th State of the Union, admitted on 3 March 1845.

The first Florida was a sloop which served on survey duty on the southern coast of the United States between 1824 and 1831. Her final cruise, between 1 June 1830 and 31 May 1831, was under the command of Lieutenant T. R. Gedney.


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